ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Legal Lessons from the Diaspora

Caste on UK Shores

This article applauds the judgment of the Employment Tribunal at Cambridge for understanding caste as race discrimination while granting unpaid dues to an Adivasi woman employed as a domestic servant by an upper-caste Indian family in the United Kingdom. The dismal conditions of work and wages of domestic labour in India are linked to the caste system from which emanates the low worth of manual work.



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